Family Bash | Digital productions ARTE

Family Bash

A visual novel with biting humour, 2022

“Familiy Bash tells the timeless story of family, the family we love, the family we cherish, the family we slander and the family we despise.

You arrive in the village hall of a small French town in Normandy for your grandfather’s birthday party: 90 years old, almost all his wits and still the living memory of your family. Just as the reunion is about to be a colourful one, you find yourself at the centre of an intergenerational conflict with unforeseeable consequences. You begin to uncover the dark secrets and ulterior motives of your…

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Technical Info & Short Credits

Format
Video games
Genre
Fiction
Technique
Animation
Storyline
Anthony Jauneaud, Edouard Philippe, Charles Lebrun
Game design
Edouard Philippe, Charles Lebrun
Narration
Anthony Jauneaud, Charles Lebrun
Illustration
Geoffroy Monde
Animation
La mécanique du plastique, Nicolas Liautaud, Nicolas Dubois
UI
La mécanique du plastique, Nicolas Liautaud, Nicolas Dubois
Sound design
Nicolas Dubois, Rafael Torres, Luis Torres
Music
Colorswap Studios, Rafael Torres, Luis Torres
Programming
Lucas Curci, Bastien Stenafi
Tooling
Lucas Curci, Bastien Stenafi
French/English translation
Rachel Aicard
Production
Atomic Racoon Studio, Kilosaurus
Publisher
ARTE France

Credits

Unique features

  • Incisive writing, inspired by transgressive Scandinavian films ("Festen" 1998)

    <p>Vos conversations ont un impact, attention à ce que vous répondez, l’ambiance d’anniversaire en dépend ! </p>

  • Fully rounded, believable characters

    <p>The twenty or so characters that make &#8220;Family Bash&#8221; tick can only exist if they change during the adventure.</p>

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